National Portrait Gallery, London 27 June – 15 September 2019 Cindy Sherman’s groundbreaking series, Untitled Film Stills, 1977-80, is currently on public display for the first time in the UK, in a major new retrospective of the artist’s work at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Cindy Sherman, explores the development of her work from the… Continue reading Cindy Sherman
Visit Kew Gardens to see the iridescent glass sculptures of Dale Chihuly and the magnificent Hive installation by Wolfgang Buttress. At the end of Chelsea Flower show and the opening of many Gardens under the International Garden Scheme it seemed like a good time to visit Kew gardens. If like me, you choose a bank… Continue reading Chihuly at Kew
Opening tomorrow An exhibition of the work of pioneering Abstract Expressionist artist Lee Krasner (1908-1984) 30th May -1st September at the Barbican Lee Krasner Desert Moon 1955. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Joy oh joy this exhibition is fabulous. What a coup for the Barbican the first European exhibition for over 50 years of… Continue reading Living Colour
Her work is currently on show at Tate Modern. Tanning is one of a number of unjustly overlooked female artists whose work has been reassessed in recent years. Birthday 1942 oil paint on canvas (Self Portrait) The show’s curator, Ann Coxon, says that Tanning not only suffered from the sexism of the Surrealist movement but… Continue reading Dorothea Tanning the best female twentieth century artist you’ve never heard of.
A major exhibition of the work of Jeff Koons (b. 1955) opened at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, on 7 February- 9 June 2019 . “I couldn’t think of a better place to have a dialogue about art today and what it can be.” Jeff Koons Until I visited, I couldn’t think of a weirder or… Continue reading Jeff Koons at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum